Soham Staploe Rotary Club raise over two thousand pounds in annual fundraiser

PUBLISHED: 16:06 14 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:33 14 January 2020

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

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Over £2,000 was raised by the Soham Staploe Rotary Club as part of their annual fundraising efforts.

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUBSoham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

Up to 16 members helped earn the impressive amount outside Asda and Scampers in Soham, as well as at the Co-op store in Fordham across four days in December.

One of the receiving charities is Magpas, which club secretary Graham Smith said "we help in a very small way to provide some funds for them."

The club started fundraising for the charity seven years ago, with up to five collectors assisting on each of the four days.

"It is what we expect to raise, in fact, it is almost exactly the same as previous years," Mr Smith said.

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUBSoham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

The club's next major fundraising outing is the Soham Beer and Music Festival in July, but Mr Smith warned "we need more manpower".

For more information on how to join, contact membership secretary Ian Sutherland on 01353 624353.

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUBSoham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUBSoham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

Soham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUBSoham Staploe Rotary Club raised an impressive amount from their annual fundraiser. Pictures: FACEBOOK/SOHAM STAPLOE ROTARY CLUB

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